Credit: SINCLAIR STAMMERS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Leaf-cutter ants (Atta sp.) at the entrance to their nest, dropping excavated debris to the forest floor. These ants excavate large underground chambers, in which they grow a specific fungus on sections of leaves that they cut from nearby plants. Filmed in Rio Bigal, Ecuador.

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Leaf-cutter ant nest

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Duration: 00:00:31.16

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